PM Narendra Modi to consume only warm water during Navratri

The ten day long festival of Navratri begins Saturday. The festival will culminate on October 11 with the celebration of Dussehra.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Published:October 1, 2016 12:03 pm
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During the auspicious occasion of Navratri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will only be consuming warm water at intervals for the next nine days.

Prime Minister Modi extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Navratri. “My greetings to everyone as the auspicious Navratri commences,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

The ten day long festival of Navratri begins Saturday. The festival will culminate on October 11 with the celebration of Dussehra.

During the festival, prayers will be offered to the nine forms of Goddess Durga. As per tradition, the Gujarat government has organized vibrant Gujarat Navratri Mahotsav, a garba festival, at the GMDC ground in Ahmedabad.

Thousands of devotees are reaching the temples of Ashapura Mata at Mata na Madh in Kutch, Ambaji Mata temple in North Gujarat and Bahuchraji Mata Temple in Central Gujarat. Garba and Dandiya groups have also been organized.

In Himachal Pradesh, the devotees are visiting historical temples since morning to celebrate the beginning of Ashwin or Sharad Navratri.

The festival of Navratri is celebrated to mark the victory of good over evil.

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    salim chagla
    Jul 10, 2017 at 3:51 pm
    ok-as per advice by pm.n.modi-warm water....what about siachin our army
    1. B
      Oct 2, 2016 at 12:13 pm
      Shame if he take little food and provide food among poor that's big news why u show the simple news
    2. K
      Oct 2, 2016 at 6:04 pm
      It is indeed a great news Because it is about our PM.He is fasting during these Navarathri days.This is no supersion .It is tradition during Navratri.And it is never a shame to perform fasting.Fasting is common among people all over the world and talk about proof(?)etc what
      1. R
        Oct 4, 2016 at 2:59 am
        So, what else is new? He has been doing this, twice a year for last over 40 years. In, year 2014, he did this while he was in USA, addressing UN, meeting Pres. Obama, addressed Indian audience, and conducted many meetings per day, while in USA. Only God knows, where he gets such energy... Perhaps dedication to Mother India might be driving him in high gears. Let us all get inspired from PM Modi.
        1. g
          Oct 1, 2016 at 7:08 am
          He should give proof whether he is taking warm water only and nothing else.
          1. P
            Oct 3, 2016 at 8:33 pm
            Keeping his age in mind, Modi should not insist on staying on warm water for 11 days! His health is more important than anything. As a medical professional i know its dangerous to fast for 11 days in a stretch and doing work at top speed...muscles need proteins and nutrients to repair daily wear and tear...if he remains on fast for 11 days and as susal he will overwork then his system will faulter... its not matter his past fastings...he can hold fast in a day and break it at night time...or take juices and lemon water with sugar and salt at regular intervals... He should not be adamant! And people who would say, "Relax! Nothing gonna happen to him! He is resilient ...blah blah blah... please be scientific ! Fasting is the best way to cleanse system ONLY if you completely rest during the fast! He sleeps 4 Hrs in 24 Hrs and work 18 Hrs a day! Fasting will hurt him more than benefit ! Hope Modi live prolong healthy life to serve the Nation as the PM of India and may be the President! God bless him!
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              Pravin Moharil
              Oct 3, 2016 at 1:42 pm
              It is shame that people do not understand the great devotions from our leaders/Saints; the peaceful and religious practices they demonstrate to the world are invaluable. We Indians must stop stupid comments like this. When these news flows across the world .. genuine minds are getting connected to our rich culture. Remember, once US President enforced only Vegetarian items on the dinner arranged for Mr. Modi during Navaratri. It makes sense when the world leaders are influenced by our PM. His respect definitely improves our Nation image and Make us more powerful. Its open greeting to all and you too ! …. Subha Navaratri !!
              1. R
                rajaneni hr
                Oct 1, 2016 at 9:18 am
                Grow up. Learn to trust people and educate yourself with interpersonal skills.
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